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Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the great philosopher and statesman was the second President and the first Vice-President of India. He was a very prominent scholar and academician. His birthday is observed as Teacher’s Day all over India. Born on 5 September 1888 at Tiruttani in Tamil Nadu. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was Knighted in the year 1931 and since then till the attainment of India’s independence, he was addressed as Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Post-independence, he came to be known [...]

Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani who was popularly known as Acharya Kripalani was born on November 11, 1888 in the Sind district of Hyderabad. He was famous for his contribution to Indian politics both in the pre and post Independence era. He was also the President of Indian National Congress when the country attained independence from the British. With roots in Sindh and Gujarat, Acharya Kripalani completed his education from Fergusson College in Bombay with a MA [...]

Sonal Mansingh is one of the leading exponents of Odissi and is a well known social activist, thinker researcher, orator, choreographer and teacher. Besides Odissi, she is also the master of Bharatnatyam. Born into an open minded family, Sonal took to dance professionally from 1962 onwards. She took training in Bharatnatyam under Prof. U.S. Krishna Rao and Chandrabhaga Devi. She learnt Odissi from various renowned gurus. This world known dancer is also a trained Hindustani [...]